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052 cro Valley Banner
Thursday, Maiyrt 27. 187p;
k iss Uonslns lectured In Kansas City lat
Friday on "the mistakes or Kvo.
All the banks In New Orleans suspended
last week, bat It Is supposed only temporary.
Senator Hocksdsy hag been eleotod per
manent chairman of th Joint committee on
reyiilon of th statutes of Missouri.
Th number of emtgrsnls arriving at Kan
ses city lest Thursday was estimated bnlvwr
.7,000 and 8,000, bound ior Kansss and furtU
W are creditably informed that tb Gov
eroor will order sa election In this Judicial
dUtrlct, to elect a Judge therefor, to be h old
's oo the Ctb of May next.
A .Washington special says, "Reproaeota
tlv JiAT who left Hot Spring, Ark., to be
at the ifrgaoisatton ol the House, will return
jto Hot Springs Immediately."
The political complexion of the Forty
Sixth Ooogr, li Bsnate Democrats, ti
'Republicans, 32; ndepeneants, 1; Uoum
' Democrats , US; Republicans, 12H; Nation
al', 11; .
Warden Willis baa made special report of
I be working of tad titate Prison. No man
baa ever managed the institution aa well aa
Warden Willis to serve he titate from heavy
CoU J. D. Price of Jefferson City bat a
contract to run a fast mall yta river boat
irom Hk. Louis to Mew Orleans, trl.weekly,
Ms boats will be 150 feet In length and 20
Geo. James E. Shields, the "Hero of two
wars, and Senator from three Btates," receiv
d a (jrand oration in Jeffarton City last
Hondey, by tho Mexican voterans and the
entire city. "
To-morrow McGuire will mete bis last on
tbe scaffold, at Jefferson City, for the mur-
der of Brown lagt September. Poor man be
look tbe life of a fellow pan simply for notlv
log and to-morrow he suffers tbe penalty.
we nave nothing f?om .Treasurer Ontos
impeachment matter ainoe tbe House adopt
ed resolutions providing for the appointment
Of a eotnmitlee to prnpare articles of Im
peachment; tbe cause will now to to the
beoaja for trial.
To Clerks of the aeveral school dislrlcU,
you are respectfully requested to Jorwtrd
in returns oi tne election for school com
missioner to the dork aa soon aa possible
aits; tbe election on next Tuesday.
Tbe House dm passed a bill providing
that It eha1 hereafter be unlawful in ibe
plate of Missouri for any storekeeper, dealer,
saddler or any other p-rson, to deliver or
loan, sell or barter, to any rainor, sjst pistol,
..l.... 1 T L.f . ' -A- M ' ' . 1
luuiTcr, uuwio anno, oira, aag-jer, siung
Shot, -or brass-knuckles.
Tbe Sedalia Democrat of the 25th Inst.
ontama special saying cold has ben die
a-ovsred In five different places In C'rowly
county, Kansas; the meul Is said to be very
pure; an imraensernsb of people has been
m resuu oi me aiscovery.
The L"-l-Wtors sroln a miiod condition,
Auditor Uolladay does not Want to issue
warrants 'to them at more than SI per day
atooe" the expiration of their aev'untv dava.
they bave not, even as yet, made this a
revising 's on by showing a dls-zo lllon to
revise. $1 per aay and their time at the
vapital will in i;ke a sudden wind-up.
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nun. osmi. u. ueos ot (Ja.llic.rnie, wa
understand will liUW he a candidate lor
Judgeship In Vbia Jnaioial Circuit. We have
-known him from boyhood and can say mat
be Is a gentleuino la tbe lull vigor of lit,
well qualided. favorably spoken ot bv tbe
members ol tne bar, Will wake a good Judge
U eluded. .
are given In cne, two rr tritee'eaiB cltener
at tt.y expiration of (wo yef,
TO Tn CKTRAL Jl!DI0tp OfMMITTUB roil
tna nMt JuMCtil circvit, dtATt op
Miitfoiat: I am advlnd tbaf (oy, Pnelps
bas ordered a special f'.otloo to be held to
elect somo one to fll)rthe vacancy on the
bench of the Circuit Court, occaioned by the
death cl tbe late Hon. O. W. SJillor, and it
has been rapreeontod to me, by Democrats
liont different parts of the circuit, that U is
the winh of the Uemooracy to hold a conven
tion and nominate a candidate to be run tor
that office. Now, thrrefore, I, George T.
Wbito, cbairmaa ol Slid ootnmlttea, do hereby
notify ihe persons ciim posing said committee
t mnnt me at the Curl-bouae In the
city of JrTi-rson, on Jiosdey, the 81st day of
March, 179, wbfn and' where we will fix a
day for holding said convention prtliuilnary
arrangements ooncornlnfr the holding of the
same. Geo. T. Wimu, Chairman.
The House bas pasncd a but providing that
jf . any public ofllwr; waothiir f-'mts, contity
cily, town wr township, ! ' ' l i!
while In the pcrf.itmaD' . t i . ;
or duty,''(4nui. booouie u ;
be .Incapacitated to parfui.u t.'t .
or duty at the time and la tuo mtuner to
quired of hicu In tho discharge of the duties
of hi office, he shall be downed, guilty of a
mlsdemeauor ot ollloe, and punished by
ImprisoDment lu the county jail not exceed
ing six months, or oy a fine ot not los (ban
fifty Collars, or by bold such fine and im
prisonment; and, K tnere be no provUiun
made hy law for the removal trom otUoe of
such otQocr by impeaobiueat, the court shall
adjudge the dufondaut to have foiCeted his
oEka, and declare the same vacant, and tbe
same shall bu lilted as provi iud by Ihw for
tilling such vacancies; providid, that no
court otner than the circuit or criminal
court ot record shall have power to adjudge
any such office to be forfeited and vacant.
U. Can Bing. to U. a. r:.trif!i Cnurj;
(i (;oi I. noun uour;
John McOuire, tbe murderer of Chat.
Brown, who was to bave hung at Jeflcrsoh
City to-raorrow, was granted a uew trial,
fast Monday, by tbe pupreme Court, on tbe
groucc of the refusafof the trial court to
Kraut bun a second continuance, In order
to aeeure witnesses. A pcordlng to t'je toati
?ony we baye aeen In McGuire's trial, 'the
(nore evidence be producoa tbe more sure he
'is to bang.
It la gratifying to lrq that measares are
U be takea-et once to mitigaie the restrictions
how imposed by England upon the Importa
tion of Amerioan cattle. Among other move
menu a petition has been signed by Mr.
Qanrott. President of the Baltimore Ohio
railroad; Mr. Vanderbllt, to the New York
Central; David Daws, of the Chicago
bock Island road; Brown Braoi, bankets,
Itrexel, Morgan & Co., and Many others, to
preiented- to tbe State Department, ask.
Ing air. SvaU to usa all his inuuencie with
the English Goreraiheut ti have the restrlc.
iioos now Unpqsad upon the fmportatlo ot
American cattle modified or removed.
What becomes of avU the medlcil
students? last week there fcere 600 you as;
en turned, out of New York with sheep
Akin oertiDcatos This population will bold
. good In- air tbe leading cities In tkjUjited
Btatfi; without counting the thirty or forty
emeaUJeit. P's. at Philadelphia The courier
Journal assert that belore tbe t ol April
there will bare been enough doctors Ip form
a procession fum Cblosgo to New Orluans.
In Europe tbe latructloiia wblcb cin con
fer degrees oa mdlcal students are very lim
ited. The courte of study Is me and Terr
fxaot'ng. Nol a cisn 'can gel digr in
England unless be bas studied at lettt four
f years, wbiij to iis couatry fa-grot
'Pro Bono Publico" Alius Alphabet Tom-
son, makes a "weak" houl against our coun
ty court about tbe poor farm and paupers
of tbe 3ot;nty costing so much. We vrcoder
if P. ii. P. would pot like to
occupy the poor farm " as superinten
dent or become on Inmate tberooif poor fel
low, be certainly bas worms or cbollc, a bot
tle of mother Winslows soothing drops
would be a good substUle for beans.
Tomson says he made proposition to tbe
County Court to do printing for less thru the
amount the court 'contracted with us. If
Tomson will contlio himaelt to the truth, be
nevor bad any legitimate proposition, before
the court. His ofTur had no endorsers or
Bitritiee attached thereto; hence his proposi
tion signed only by himself and Wright
amounted to nothing more tbna a piece of
blank piper and as a matter of course was
entitled to no place but tbe watte basket;
our proposal bad 6 to good reapouiibie en
dorsers guaranteeing that we would perioral
the work . as proposed, and was r&illr the
only OBur tbe court had, Hcnuethecon
tract was made wlih ua for two years to do
tho publia printing.
"His Impudence is refreshing and ignor
Bar Meeting Resolutions of Respoct,
' Col Circuit Court Room,!
Jefferson City, Mo., Marcti 21, laii).
Meeting of the Bar ol tbe first J jdiclal
Circuit, of tbe slate of Missouri, to pass
resolntions in regard to tbe Hon. George W
Miller, late Judge of nld oticuit.
On motion of Geo. T. White, Arnbold
Erekel was appointed clmlrman ot the meet
On motion ot Hon. Henry Fleonagan
Gen. G. A. Parsons Was appointed snc-etary
ot tbe meeting.
Oo motion of Col. J. 8. Botsford the cha!
appoints the following committee of seven,
to draft resolutions in regard to the death ot
Geo. W. Miller, Judge of the Kirst Judicial
uiruuu wi. c Lm nawaraa, uen. u. uiv
Kwing, Col. J. a. Botstord; Hon. Sam'l H
Owens, Col. J. L. Stephen, Hon, Geo, T
White, and Hon. Edward Sliver.
On motion of Col. J. S. Bjtsford tho com
mittee retired to draft resolutions.'
Mr. bilvcr, trom committee, reports the
following resolutions, which were adopted
Resolved, That tbe members of tbe bar and
otllners or the court of tbe First Judicial
Circuit, bave received with profoiiudtnotiuo
and sorrow, tbe intelligence of tbe death of
the Hon. Geo. W. Miller, late Judge of this
circuit, at bis residuuce fa this city, on Wed.
Kewlved, That tn the dtb of Jiirf. Mil
lr, 1MB CUIUS I'Bf tOHOi'Hnr
and dUtlngutsbed citi. .n auJ ..u.,u nuivauu
and bas bn deprived ot ta mi ad and benili
evnt councils and service of one who ior
mora than a bal! acentury, in tne Judicial,
executive and Ifgiii'.atlvedopartrrattuisol tbe
diate bas exhibited that wisdom, laitluull
nese to duty and purity of character that
malcullisdtiath a public calamity.
Ksaolved, That we, to particular, feel a
deep sense'of the irrennrable loss sustained in
tbe death of Judge Millar, which has dnrlv.
ed us of tbo services ol a wise. Dure and im.
partial Judge, and of a faithful friend and ad-
visor, ana this community ot a useful and pub
lic spirited cnifin aud his lamily of a kind
and loving husband aud father.
Korolved, Tbt as a furthur expression of
our sorrow oo this occasion, and respact ior
tbe memory and cbaractT"! thedodsased,
we attend the funeral Iji a, bidy.: '
Uesolved, That toenl'alrui.uof thismeoting
appoiiit acooiuilileti to pmeutthsereoIu
tiona to tbo Clri'iil Courts, theSuprema
Court snd the Um edsiuiea Couru in ibis
city, at tbe nest sonsl.in thwo', with the
re:uet that they entered on (hair records
lteiiolved. That tbe Chairman of this meet
ing appoint a Ooimol'taH tu 0muUukcaU
these rcauluiloos to ihe lamily of th- UeoajB
ed, as tto expression of our dnp nd smcei-
sympatby wan lutw tn Ueir stu utun aud
Tne (yjair .msket tha follow'ng at'poln!-
ferr, courts. Willi the n qui lba (ne b.
Sp ed Ui u f elr rruiira-:
II li K lirv Kluf.fi H1. .tt l.i ill,.,...,. II,....
ward', 10 IT. c. Ctuui. Cun:
J. FJ. H'lh. to
Hm"l H. Ow n. In Monl:eU Cirouiv
ii H.in. .lnoE. VValkw. to C;Hir Clr
Conr t 11 int A. W. A titb"n. to Mo--(Jlroult
l!' U.'t, H n. O o. V. -Whl'-, I '
ur Conn; n in, L. C. Krauihoff, to Cam
it Circun IVii l.
1:6 clmtr appniats the following Committee
to mniinliiauurja resolntions to tbe larni
ly the dof!d:
f.n O. Cly Kwing Hon. Oeo. T. White,
G ' K. V. K 'wrds Gufi. J. L. Smith ar.a
Ju ;e Ardoia Krekel. '
i motion o ll'in. 8m'l !!. Owens It Is
Ordered that a 8',iy of the e proneedlngs he
prehnted lo eah paper In the Circuit, with
thitrqiiMt thit tbe isme be publl'hed.
Oi motion -ot Gen'l H. 0i Klng, the
mo.lng ailjoumed. G. A. Paks ms,
' X a ewarv
, . Deatu 'I Hon. Q. W. Miller.
. tbeuomeaou painful diltv to announce
tbe 'dt-atn oJHti. 'it.orKe V. Miller, which 1
oosiirred'at V itdence in this city at .ten
mtuitea y.t .: clock ilt evening, agel
etsnty-f Abo'.it five wi-eks sgo,
wills nf I folding court In Boonvillu,
he ws-' i yth erjsipelss In his scalp.
Itmiinaiatoly on being
c:; Ms fir . ". V.il
; , ( Is'.uil, Jif.' lb
i rif sitiuu j that t-ioU5(i:oiial
vieiv . .i, UUconlnoed, and Ms recovorj
and 'ctptpli restiration to health soemud
assured ! "S f , - . '.
Tbe first Wnfot of a new danger came
on Tueslay lis tb list., when it waa for the
flrft Urns diseoversd that bis speech was so
much atlitcUjJitbat it was with ditllculty ba
could be undrr tood. ' Oher stmpt ims In
dlcated the Science pf paralysis, which
refused stubbotily to yield to tbe treatment
(it home phjiians. Dr. Bawduy, of 81.
Liouis, was teirapbed t r, and responded
promptly to tlf 'call, but on bis arrival
found the palltit beyond the reach or medi
cal skill, ,1
Judge Millrfwas born In Christian coun
ty, Kentucky. litis father came to Missour.
In 1818, and soiled in Howard county, and
represented thsj county In tbe General As
semblies ot 1P2-3 4 aid 6. Tbe Judge cam
to this count) in 1837. under and enirsee-
inont with Ml James Dunnica to teacb a
school at the oil Sardls church in Marioi.
township for theo mouths. After he bad
fulfilled that engagement, be came to Jet
terson City In tie erring or 1823, and taught
a school In a snntl room adjoining what wa
then known as f ordon's Hotel, now the res
idence ot Mrs. Itewart. About this time br
commeuced lui study of law in tbe office ol
t(.e luto Judge t. W. Wells, tbm Attorney
General of tbe Sato, and r malned under th
inslruclleo of tbit distirjgulebed Jurist until
he obtained his 1 cento and eolerad on the
practice ot bis ptuf'jsniou. During this asso
ciation, there betan a Irieodshlp between th.
Attorney uuoerk.1 and bis student which
grow stronger aa tb years pr ssed asay, auo
wa Urminl oew.u: tneu int.
preceptor from earth. In October ie'i'i.
Judge Md er va appointed postmaster o.
this city by Pcsident Ja.kson, and held the
office for twalre years consecutively, la 1831
he was married to Miss Louisa M Basyo. In
l-ii he was elected to the legislature from
Cole county, and Was re-elected In 1834. In
1838 be was decled to the State Seta.e I ruin
this ticnalorill district and was re elected in
IS 12. Ua was appointed Auditor of Pibilc
Accounts to 11 tbe vacancy occasioned b)
tho death of Mr. An litor McDaarmon. In
1850 he was sleeted to the Senate again from
this Senatorial distrior, to Ell tbe unexpired
term of Peter G. Glover, wbo bad been elect
ed Treasurer He was re elected to the Suuat.
In 1851, and resigned before bis term of lor
vice expired, having been elected Jadge oi
ibis Judicial circuit, which pontlon he filled
until ha waadefoatud in lSSttuy Judge 1. M.
Itlce. He waa again elected to the Circuit
Judgeship ol tbia Judicial circuit in 1873, and
nail the otbee at iu time ol bis death, hav
ing In all presided twenty years as Judge of
Bjfore the people, and with the poople no
more popular man ever lived In this county
than Judge Miller. Ua was never bsaUm for
any office, uxtil aa before stated. He was
deleated by Judge Itioe under circumstances
that made th election ol auy Democrat im
possible. Ha was once Adjutant-General ot
tbe Siure, and Commissioner ot the Perma
nent iJtiilt of Government.
In 'politic be was never anything but a
DtTDocrRt iia was tbe perioral and politi
cal Irieu' ' Col. BcrdoQ, and when the B:n
tfn ac4 1 Penton fiiie'stioa dividud the
y- , i If If 14 frieod,Wha ike
ruheiiw. ,aj ou:., ua Miller took bis
position : tuplly (ju the UnloQ side, ani did
a great i- - o kep the eouulies wl'.hio his
Judicial dinriot quiet, by regularly holdti g
bis courts, sometimes at great persooal peri ,
and giving the people opportunities for )egl
remedies. Be was Ibe only Circuit; Judge iq
the Btate who was not deterred at some time
during thu war trom holding courts. In this
tbe man but showed, a devotion to dutj,
which, unkouwo to himself, was a distio
guiebiDj trait of his character. ' Judge Miller
was a wry kind man, always ready to make
allowance for the shortcomings and weak
nesses of bis tallow Mao, was full ot concilia
tions, and consideration (or tbe feelings of
others, but with the discharge of bit duty he
a, lowed nothing to interlera; and, while be
was 'as amiable and gentle a a Woman, ha
had as much true courage sod Iron i!. in
opposing what be deemed to be wrong and
tupportlug what lie believed to be right, as
any ino. Aa a Judge no man evsr accused
him of not holding the ecalei ol Justice evn'y
or with unsteady nervs. If be bad a fault
o the bei,ch, it was In eiirnellmita ruing
ti b-iu ; jpitetrng to be undents 1, wirn
111 truth (!' wi onlv waiti.K tn b p-rtC ly
aalUtld tl'Ht bis CuUCiUaUsa n j.'e rlUt,
nis'mmd was of tbt eculijr cast that akd
only for esM rar.cn, and bnce bla extreme
CtAn wassometim S rpls'akeo for timidliy.
He was not a brilliant, showy man, but be
was of that class whose (0'imnion, practical
sense never failed him, and took hold of ab
stue questions and gathered tl e Vital points
in tbem as certainly, ir not a. rapia.y. ss
others. He was an bonnet man, and in bis
str.ijigles with adverse .fortune, be never
sworved a hair's breadth from tbe p ith that
honor marked out and no butter cltlijn, to
truer frleud, or kinder neighbor evsr lived.
But however excellent ho was an honest pub
llo olflcer, as a tiue and steadiast ifrlend and
worthy ilticn, the cbM excellence of the
m-fu's character was only known to those
wbo were ..'ant lllar with bis home life and
domestic relations, th was as husband and
f ei her that his virtues shone most oniplou-
ously. Tuo writer knows whereof he speaks,
when be says that no more devoted husband
or affectionate, loving father ever lived.
Soon attar his marriage be, with his wife,
Joined the Cumberland Presbyterian church
at Mr. Vernon, tn Cooper county. In his
religion be maJe no pretenses; he stood not
on the street corners, with sanctimonious
face, that ho ru'gbt be seen of men, nor aald
long prayers in the public planes to be beard
of men, nor thanked G d avr that be was
not as other men; but be lovel religion, do
ing tight as be saw the right, honoring God
in his lite, and teaching others more example
tbsn prucspt the way of llfo aud bow to walk
God was good to blm that he spared him
to devote so many years of toil and labor and
care to the rearing and educating his chilJran
and fitting them for the responsibilities of life;
ai.d It vu a touif rt at last to him to roaliae
tbal lie bad not lab.ired in vttn; that when he
looked fjr Nil time upon .her wbo. bad
shared bis sorrows and hit joys for half a cen
tury, and the pledges of thlr love all Com
lortab'le In lite tilling the stations or honored
mothers, he c'.uld go to bis final rest cli tbs
morccherrfuil), and wait a bsppy reunion
in tbe spirit land.
His daughters, Mrs. Clark, Mrs. McMlllin
and Mrfc. Kennedy were suicmoned by tele
graph trom widely seperated homes to tbe
nt-diide nl their dying lather, an t with Mrs.
Pope and tneir in "hr, made the fann y
circle complete. IVnut this fal:hui wiieand
loving daughters could do, tbnydid, to too '.he
the dyinit hours ot birn fur whom tbey bad
an aiinoat Idolatrous love; and having done
a", they ad whn the hour ol depuration
tOuld no longer be dHaved, Ki'hml Tnj
will, not ni'r.e. lie done. .' Mr. McMillan and
Mr. Pops tan-in-law of dncnased, wereaaid
uous in tlieir atteritiona to the good man
dying; avmpatb sinit with their wives In tbe
great atilictinn whioh wa about to be realia-
ed, and cumliirting thmn as far as comfort
c n be g ven under s icn a hnr'avement.
K'V t'etcr U y, a raiiiites of tbe Cuinbor-
lacd I'rHahylenaii church, hearing ol tbs
Judge's lilacs, came tmm bis home in Saline
C 'Uutv to any larewell to the friend f hlr
youth, aqj to adminlitur the coiiooialions rf
our holy nligl.n in bis lt. ?rkod
,w..vd waa paiu .u lint iy his trleadrf
nemibor- during his ilin-s. and now that he
is gone ibev ere all In uioit sincere sympa
thy with IU b'oresved wile and cblldieu.
Jeff. City Tribune.
J. .ii LiLLi 11 .Ljvmmmr
l?r0(odtntr ofthet HtaAsjs
' 'I'otnneruiaoo Muaisa tjou
ytmllou SECOND PATMORNINO SKIOH
Convention called to order it 10 a.m.
President K. Baldwin in tb j ehair.
Tbe eommiitoe on resolutions made the
following report; '
Keaolved, That this convention does ears
eat I y request tbe present general assembly ot
the State ot Missouri to submit to
tbe people a constitutional amendment pro
hibiting the tnanulaotpre, sale or useoi In.
loxicaiing liquors, except ior mechanical ana
Unsolved, further, That we also earnestly
request tbe passage by aald body ot a local
option law; and
Unsolved, That we do most earnestly re
quest at tb'.lr bands more stringent taws la
regard to the sals of Intoxicating liquors by
On 'motion the report was received, the
resolutions adopted and committee discharg
ed. On motion the chair was requested to ap
point an executive" committee ol Ave, with
Powers to act for this onanlaaticn. and to
arange for temperance meeting ot tne vanos
temperance meetings ot tne various temper
auoe organisations oi tbe State.
8ei tbe tone of tbe Ot. ,opi Tlmes-Jour-nst
on a subject we have so often urged t
"AfUir tbe confirmed criminals are disoosed
or, we csn, without wronging the booast
labor ef the country, make our milder onca
patiently sustain yiemeslvf s and do some ser
vice to the country by putting them to work
malting and mending tbe country road.
This kind of labor Is always considered a
bufthen by the cltiaens who are required to
perform It. either tbe state nor tbe county
will In tW generation pay a regular force to
ksep tbe roads tn good order. Convict labor
should be employed In mending our publio
highways. We have about finished tbe rail
road system ojhe country. But we should
have good macadamiaed roada all over the
country, from every neighborhood to a rail
road Button. Tbla Is to be the work ot the
next quarter of eentury. Properly organ
ised chain-gangs will do the work without
cost to the state over and above the rations
and clothing of the convicts. Such system
of employment for convict labor would tn an
way interfere with be free labor of the
The malice or stupidity which Set eQ?at
the report ol ,tts prevalence of called plague
la this country hag totally stopped the ship
ment or cattle from New York, Philadelphia,
Baltimore and Portland to Eogland. U tavy
losses to persons wbo have been engaged in
this traJe are unavoidable, and tnless tbe re
strictions are speedily removed the English
meat supply will be Inconveniently shorten
ed, while prices In this country are likely to
decline. The retaliatory policy ot the ad
ministration at Washington may tie Justifiable
onder tbe circumstances, but It will not belp
the market nor avert the losses resulting
from the foollih panic. A . little more
fiatirnce and diplomatic remonttraace on
na jf nf , Jho tMr-wr ot state Would,' per
haps, baye been better for the material in
terest lojolved, though lew gratifying to oar
national Vanity Times-Journal.
A Letter from a Jtffjrson City Man.
Tbs following is an extract from a tntter
written by M J. h Ccriley, a prominent
young gt-ulleiuan c( Jefferson City,. Mr.
Conley Is a brother-in-law of Mr. Ambrose,
wbo Is well known in Seculia:
People are tlll fl. wiling to L
UnUrviis. Yat, th-i daily mortal
city is incomoaratlri to anvthin
nfcted vdllow fevir dis'ricl" las', tumtnor
The dcnihs by pneumonia, In Liadville, av.
erai;e balf dox-u per day; and many a mor
tal, whose, return is patiently aw'tea oy
fond paroits, and perhaps some lovely Wo
man a saeutheirt s rutting tn cold damp
graves at the dead hour of cght, tbu shut
ting out from the world the last trace of the'r
earthlv exUtanoe. N it once in a great while
does ths occur, but It occurs avesy night.
Paupers and strangers when they die are all
bom d at night, foriear that the Unu-al daily
mortality will be injurious to the ooruuiHrnial
interett of tho e ty. Thus the ptupnr aid the
r.aneor alike, whether nnh or p or, are de
n!d the nr.vllo2'' and rights of a critien
buruil and are tt;mhid into deep, damp
graves likA So many J"K, V.'ith no Irinuds to
mourn lhir untimely departure, with no
funeral elegies ' pronounced over their Inani
mate f rios. and no kind Irlbiids or relation
to smooth dowa the sol or erect tombstone
to mara the spot 'f tha'r last resting piaoe.
Nor are lliCT obituaries ever written. Tney
sicken, die and are buried, and further than
this, o'itida of the vicinity triund" snl In the
city of l.eadville, tli outside world knows
nothing or will ever kniw uior. II a tnn
dins surrotindi-d bv til'-nds or relatives be will
There Is a great deal of school and colUge
education that is aimless, disproportions!'
and cumbersome. There are to many med
iocre proteisionia nj.0l lawyers, doctors,
ligent laborers l
sobool-ijjuere, writers; too fjw
esaos, aiFrs, gardeners, lotei
irers teohnUii. u-.,. i ... ,mwi.
ailyille hy the nus spree that are lnjm,nU, to n.or.
irtality ol thut dered society, booleiy Is l, hl.a , ltn loi,
in save that of little bottom Agriculture, tv.rtJkt proiuc.
Ing interest, eut Qf wnicn a.i pro(.
and empioymeoia uiun ,is u",,,,,!,.
laeocy 10 i ,
.i Thin l a bad teodeocv
Cities ano larger vuwna, u.w"j,tllns!
enmnetitton to lin to a mutual puT' J
and In a race in which every-body geu
of breath. Our boys and girls deem Uf.
riglit thing to live genteelly and by one s
wiu rattier than one 1 bands. There are al
together too many students who drilt into
college Sjimlessly, bcaue they don't know
wbet els to do, and Deceit-e their parent
Jon't know what ale to have tbem do.
Wuh no earnest or dtfiilte aim's, they float
along through sucoeasiye ' yers
school and college, and trieo wbatl in
learned professions are overfull, tbsy as ed
ucated beyood any drudgery ot common
business, tbey cannot think of solliug tbelr
k... n rhalr elmhas. ttiev are unfitted 0
become proi'uoers where production Is avail
atilf . in tbeir own wsr snu in .wrj-uvuj
Aw almlas and disproportionate
ucatton has cost Utogethsr oio.f than It War
comes to. .... . . . . .
There la too much, high-school dabbling
that is not thorough ertoqgb tut mental
gymnastio?, nor p-aotide enough lor the
utilitarian necessities of those wbo mutt
be docently bur!d and his death announced;! graduate Intd the bard work for the commft
-,v.,.....i. ih.' , ,u.p.. ni f.nadllla will re l.nd laborious nursuits Which ballast society.
" " V - - 7 Z ' ill ...J.lll.a
I ns irssi law win bmhi ..-o , uw
, . . LI.
miiiQ elIA0 V l iw mmrr WKr pimo or w
il lib.' The. 'reason I uw the mscylle gen
der exclusively, there are very lew wottieu In
I.e1villn. And as another evidence ol the
enormous mor'altty of LeadvUle Itl. rly
necefsary to stele that four men are constant
ly employed in dlgal'ig grav. to have them
reidy fur those who dm. Thus, it Is no bin
unusual to visit ih Le.diHe eemuUry and
see twenty five or thirty newly made graves
i land tug ope" nady to reclv' the corpses
ol the lead. These tacts, whit seemingly
Incredible, cannot be refut d. They are only
loo' tru. 'And Is It anv WoiiQ , lhaf the
mortality of Laadviile sh .uld be unusually
great, when pHopIn are d lv arriving from
every part of the uuivers-. Tm-y turret that
In changing from a bigrie' to a lower, or from
a lower V higher latitude, greiit climatic
chaima tk''S plice, and th jy must b-come
. . . 11. . ..'Im, k..l. II...
BcO,imiliu. ' I la lilin uianv nr w innir n,w
wbi'e hcomlng '! mi iteil. but U is partly
their on lauir. . Frequently in a day after
tend' r loot" ( iiw tom"rV a rives In
Leadvilla. hM compUiu a sore throat, dl?
xl i s and'general loer'lt ae;s in, and lu pine
O.ses out of len, a wrek lati-r tne victim Is a
Corp'. The air around fjadvllle Is cold and
damp and the wuti-r iff l M h vat' beds of
mineral, in addition in the inMiy impu' tjles
cansd' by the melwM, mk Le lvili a
very unheal'bv localitv, B -I ! a, inert- are
ai iht'iiv aiu era"!!'', b t Uv'dy and niuht,
Htl.tMh.iurs a'l.mu deaths. edali
Tne l .-n r .1
aotiuMtsj iiijuou tut .;,".. k
'u o la oucai
education must lay Its acoouul with It, mat
by the sweat ot the brow we
must eat ot)r breed, That la not
good Amerlcsn education wblcn would spoil
a fnrnier's boy for the old bomeAead or lb
larmer'a girl's1 for tb housekeeplag. Tbers
is to large a crowd If nofit female school
teachers. There are to many useless, third
rate lawyers hankering alter office) too many
scribblers. There are too matfy meat-men,
milk-men, fl.-ib.-men, dry goods, grocery mea.
t he rush fs lor lb easiest employment tbat
cad be set up without skilled labor, tecb
nin.l tiin-iln. op anv anirenticeahlp ef
patient tndottry, on borrowed capiul, with
a bankrupt law for reiuge, MawbUs
ber W a large reng,e ol bandicratu, finer
manufactures, decorative aru, demandis
skil.iul labor, wblobour Amerioan methods
ol education have hardly thought of orfUia
acy plans lor. Heooe there Vre multii?l'
of our boys and girls who are oyer eduoei
In the sense that tbsy are untitled, by an is
lees and morsly booklah education lor anT
patient and eaineat .'lllicwoik whioh will
,tt.il n tbem aa producer, and develop tbstr
nidiVlduaUiy Into tbe maniy rwou;
conaumrostton of a SUunch charaotor an.
robust aud useful Hie.
A Wisconsin maT baa a collection ef
a . a WW .Bv- ASM
One h 'Cdred aiunxs. us must s w.
tS'iarian. Post Dispatch.
-Knn wilt sount a lull million ftt t
csutus tn (8S0.